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Gait analysis

Christopher Bulstrode

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.0009

Series: Oxford Textbooks

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Gait analysis tries to obtain reliable clinically relevant information from the way in which patients walk

Each technique has its own specific advantages and disadvantages, but all to a greater or lesser degree ‘interfere’ with the patient’s ability to walk

As yet it remains mainly a research tool.

Chapter.  943 words. 

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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